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What was once a thriving international airport and the hub for different airlines such as TWA, People Express and Western Airlines along with Continental and United Airlines is now a thriving neighborhood in the city of Denver, Colorado.

The Central Park neighborhood is the largest in the city of Denver and is only 10 minutes from downtown. This unique neighborhood in the heart of the Denver community offers many advantages for those who want to live in modern dwellings that have recently been built and yet stay in contact with the natural beauty that this area is known for.

The History of the Stapleton Neighborhood

From 1929 to 1995, Stapleton Airport was the primary airport of the Denver area, serving the community for over 65 years until replaced in the mid-1990s with the land being turned over for residential and retail development.

Located on the northeast side of Denver, the development of the originally called Stapleton, the Central Park neighborhood was based on extensive planning that occurred between 1990 and 1995 when the airport was finally shut down. The emphasis by the developers was to create a pedestrian-oriented neighborhood, not an automobile one which many other neighborhoods in Denver were based around.

With one-third of the 4,700-acre space devoted to public parks, the rest of the development was divided between retail stores, residential homes and apartment complexes. The official construction began in 2001 and by the end of the decade over 3,200 single-family homes, condos, and row homes were completed along with over 400 apartments.

Bordered by Aurora, Colorado on one side, the emphasis of the Central Park neighborhood is to provide a relaxed, family atmosphere where retail shops and residences are close together to minimize travel time. In this manner, a family can do much of their shopping in and around their community which is far more convenient.

By 2004, the first apartments were being occupied and businesses began growing along with the establishment of the Denver School of Science and Technology. Shopping opportunities also grew when The Shops opened up at Northfield.

What makes Stapleton special? 

It’s not one thing that makes Central Park special, but rather a combination of location and emphasis on community that makes Central Park stand out. For residents of this still-growing community, one aspect that really stands out is the emphasis on public parks and the outdoors.

The 1,100 acres of open space borders both the Sand Creek Regional Greenway and the Bluff Lake Nature Center, which is one of the US’s largest wildlife refuges located in an urban area. This emphasis on preserving nature with the impressive amount of open space is what in large part is drawing more people to this region.

Today, nearly 15,000+ residents call the Central Park neighborhood home. A testament to the construction efforts and hard work that built this neighborhood, Stapleton stands as a model community in Denver, providing impressive shopping, plenty of offices, businesses, and public parks as well as staying in touch with the awe-inspiring outdoors that make Central Park a symbol of what Denver is all about. 

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3 Beds 3 Baths 9078915 MLS
Nestled in the heart of Central Park, this move-in ready, spacious Cottage boasts meticulous maintenance and is perfect for buyers seeking expansive living space. The main level features vaulted ceilings and an open concept great room with an array of bright windows, a gas fireplace, and large granite island complemented by gleaming hardwoods and neutral colors. French doors lead to a private study with a custom home office system, a valuable asset for those working from home. The main floor primary bedroom includes a 5-pc ensuite and walk-in closet while the 2nd bedroom has a bay window and bench seat. A 2nd full bath and large laundry room complete the main level. The lower level offers additional living space with a spacious family room tastefully finished with a custom wet bar, 8.6' ceilings, egress windows, and a bonus storage room perfectly sized for a freezer, storage or games & toys. A roomy 3rd bedroom with a walk-in closet and a 3rd full bathroom provides separate living space for teens, guests, au pairs, or caregivers. Utility bills are offset by Golden Solar system panels (owned). The xeriscape landscaping and maintenance-free yard are securely fenced for your 4-legged friends. Central Park offers many amenities such as a dog park, tennis courts, pools, Ubergrippen, and Towne Center, all just minutes away. Easy access to RTD and I-70 allows for a quick commute to downtown or DIA via the A-Line at Central Park Station. Don't miss out on this perfect blend of spacious living and convenient location.

2181 Willow Court, Denver

Courtesy of Compass - Denver . allison.rankin@compass.com,303-881-1816

3 Beds 2 Baths 2313326 MLS
This Central Park half duplex backs to a hidden community green space and lives just like a single family home. This home features an actual yard for your private enjoyment with a spacious patio and grassy area with room for a real garden! The main level open floor plan has high ceilings and an abundance of windows, making this great room feel open, bright and large. The kitchen offers all the modern amenities a chef would desire with gas range, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, island w/ seating and pantry. The main level living room offers a gas fireplace that heats the home well on cool Colorado nights. Hardwood floors throughout the main living area offer a seamless flow and timeless look. A powder bath and storage closet complete the main level. This is an ideal 2-story floor plan, with laundry on the upper level near all three bedrooms plus a large loft. All the bedrooms are a great size and the primary bedroom is especially large w/ plenty of space for a large bedroom furniture set. Custom walk-in closet storage offers organized space. The primary en-suite includes a double-sink vanity and tiled shower w/ bench. The loft space offers endless options for a play area, workout space, homework/office , or all of the above. The 2-car attached garage is in the rear of the home via a community alley-way entry. A large green space is right behind the home and although it is a community space it is very lightly used so offers more of a private sanctuary than a traditional busy park. There is so much this location offers, being so centrally located in the Central Park neighborhood with a restaurant, indoor sports fields, pool access and a Montessori School all within one block. All the shopping, restaurants, and public transportation options you could desire are all nearby. One of the less expensive monthly HOA dues in the area! This is your chance to live the Central Park lifestyle with space, amenities and a more affordable monthly payment!

2359 Verbena Street, Denver

Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Urban Elite . 303-667-0043

4 Beds 4 Baths 8535417 MLS
Coming soon! Photos coming 6/15 & showings start 6/16. Welcome to this beautiful 2-story home situated on a large corner lot in the highly sought-after Central Park neighborhood. The location of this home is truly remarkable, providing easy access and walkability to nearby grocery stores, shops, restaurants, and incredible community parks and amenities. As you step inside from the large wrap-around front porch, you are greeted by an abundance of natural light. The inviting open concept layout effortlessly connects the kitchen, living, and dining areas, creating a seamless flow. The kitchen features beautiful white cabinets, double ovens, gas cooktop and a large kitchen island. Ample storage space is provided by the pantry and the large mudroom off the oversized 2-car garage. The bright and sunny family room featuring a cozy gas fireplace is the perfect place to relax. For those who need a dedicated workspace, there is a main level study with elegant French doors and adjacent powder room. Upstairs, you'll discover 3 spacious bedrooms, a laundry room, and a versatile loft suitable for various purposes. The primary bedroom features a tray ceiling and a luxurious 5-piece bath with dual vanities, a large tub, a spacious shower, and 2 walk-in closets with professional closet systems. The finished basement offers even more space to make your own, with a large living area, a full bathroom, and an additional bedroom. The basement also provides a generous storage area, perfect for keeping all your Colorado gear. The backyard is a true oasis that was thoughtfully designed to include two pergolas, a freshly sodded yard, paver patios, a gas line, and is fully fenced. Additional highlights of this home include fresh paint throughout, designer light fixtures, new tile in the laundry room and secondary bathrooms, as well as newer exterior paint and newer roof (2020). This beautiful home has been lovingly perfected and is ready for you to call it home!

7910 E 32nd Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of Live.Laugh.Denver. Real Estate Group . amanda@livelaughdenver.com,720-471-0116

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